GlobalEventHandlers.onreset

The onreset property of the GlobalEventHandlers mixin is an EventHandler that processes reset events.

The reset event fires when the user clicks a reset button in a form (<input type="reset">).

Syntax

target.onreset = functionRef;

Value

functionRef is a function name or a function expression. The function receives an Event object as its sole argument.

Example

This example logs the current Event.timeStamp whenever you reset the form.

HTML

<form id="form">
  <label>Test field: <input type="text"></label>
  <br><br>
  <button type="reset">Reset form</button>
</form>
<p id="log"></p>

JavaScript

function logReset(event) {
  log.textContent = `Form reset! Time stamp: ${event.timeStamp}`;
}

const form = document.getElementById('form');
const log = document.getElementById('log');
form.onreset = logReset;

Result

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'onreset' in that specification.
Living Standard

Browser compatibility

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See also